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August 31, 2015
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MS in Hand Aug 1st, 2015: 69. Received 29; Published 11; Rejected 18. In Hand End of Aug 69;
Manuscripts in Hand Jan 1st, 2015: 86; Received 273; Published 82; Rejected 208.

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Arkivoc 2015 Part (v): General Papers
Synthesis of activated spirocyclopentanes via a cascade Michael/alkylation reaction of ethyl-4-chloro-3-oxobutanoate and 2-arylidene-1,3-indandiones (15-8929YP) [pp. 383-393]
Nian Hua Luo, Da Gui Zheng, Xue Jing Zhang and Ming Yan
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Arkivoc 2015 Part (vi): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
Advances in the synthesis and application of isoindigo derivatives (15-9090LR) [pp. 362-392]
Andrei V. Bogdanov, Lenar I. Musin and Vladimir F. Mironov
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Selected applications of calixarene derivatives (15-8958LR) [pp. 393-416]
Malgorzata Deska, Barbara Dondela and Wanda Sliwa
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Arkivoc 2015 Part (vii): General Papers
Friedel-Crafts acylation reaction catalyzed by silica supported sulfonic acids: synthetic aspects and limitations (15-9086OP) [pp. 1-9]
Calogero Giancarlo Piscopo, Giovanni Maestri, Emanuele Paris, Veronica Santacroce and Raimondo Maggi
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Facile synthesis of novel monocyclic trans- and cis-3-oxo/thio/seleno-4-pyrazolyl-β-lactams (15-9172JP) [pp. 10-27]
Aman Bhalla, Shamsher Singh Bari, Shiwani Berry, Jitender Bhalla, Sunil Vats, Sanjay Mandal and Sadhika Khullar
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Synthesis of new 2,3-disubstituted pyridines containing a 1,2,3-triazole in the side-chain via one-pot copper-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition (15-9175UP) [pp. 28-41]
Meenakshi Verma, Vijay Luxami and Kamaldeep Paul
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Selective acetylation of primary amino groups with phenyl acetate; simple synthesis of N,N´-diacetyl polyamines (15-9169UP) [pp. 42-49]
Sebahat Ucal, Alex R. Khomutov, Merja R. Häkkinen, Petri A. Turhanen, Jouko J. Vepsäläinen and Janne Weisella
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Supplementary Material: PDF (156K)
Microwave-assisted synthesis of 2-acetyl-5-arylthiophenes and 4-(5-arylthiophen-2-yl)thiazoles via Suzuki coupling in water (15-9018YP) [pp. 50-62]
Kamal M. Dawood, Manahil B. Elamin and Ahmad M. Faraga
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ANRORC reactions of 3-methyl-1,4-dinitro-1H-pyrazole with arylhydrazines (15-9265VP) [pp. 63-76]
Rafał Grzegorz Jędrysiak and Jerzy Wiktor Suwiński
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Arkivoc 2016 Part (ii): A Commemorative Issue in Honor of Jhillu Singh Yadav
π-Conjugated carbocycles and heterocycles via annulation through C-H and X-Y activation across CC triple bonds (JY-9282KU) [pp. 9-41]
Yoshinori Yamamoto, Abdulrahman I. Almansour, Natarajan Arumugam and Raju Suresh Kumar
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Solvent-free one-pot efficient and highly regioselective access to functionalized thiazolopyridones from α-enolic dithioesters (JY-9179KP) [pp. 42-52]
Anugula Nagaraju, B. Janaki Ramulu, Gaurav Shukla, Abhijeet Srivastava, Girijesh Kumar Verma and Maya Shankar Singh
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Supplementary Material: PDF (2,879K)
Individual Issues of Arkivoc
No issues were completed during August 2015.
The following issues were closed during August 2015:

2015 Part (v): General Papers
The following new issues were initiated during August 2015:

2015 Part (vii): General Papers
The 17th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference

The 17th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference will be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville, February 28 to March 2. FloHet-2016. Eleven plenary lectures, a short course, 50 invited lectures, 50 poster presentations, and an exposition are planned.

Plenary Lectures
Steven Ley, Cambridge University, UK Katritzky Memorial Lecture
Martin Burke, University of Illinois, USA
Naoto Chatani, Osaka University, Japan
Abigail Doyle, Princeton University, USA
Sabine Flitsch, University of Manchester, UK
Peer Kirsch, Merck KGaA, Germany
Nicholas Meanwell, Bristol-Myers Squibb, USA
John Porco, Boston University, USA
Kai Rossen, Sanofi, Germany
Richmond Sarpong, UC Berkeley, USA
Tony Zhang, Eli Lilly, USA

Short Course
Gordon Gribble, Dartmouth College, USA
A Cook’s Tour of Lithium, Palladium, Magnesium, Gold, and Copper in Heterocyclic Chemistry

This excursion endeavors to highlight the most important metals in the synthesis and reactions in heterocyclic chemistry: lithium, palladium, magnesium, gold, and copper. Coverage will stress applications of these metals to the synthesis of heterocycles and other molecules of importance. As appropriate, detailed reaction pathways and mechanisms will be presented.


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Forthcoming Conferences

International Congress on Heterocyclic Chemistry “KOST-2015” dedicated to 100 years anniversary of professor Alexei Kost will take place at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow (Russian Federation), October 18-23, 2015

New Members
of the Arkivoc Editorial Board of Referees
Dr. Chanchal Kumar Malik
United States

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